An example of well to do is how you would describe Bill Gates or anyone else with lots of money.
noun(used with a pl. verb)
Origin of well-to-doFrom the phrase well to do in the world : well2, prosperous, affluent + to, for + do1, doing.
- People who are comparatively well off.
- Some philosophers aver that the well-to-do should be taxed at a higher rate than poorer people.